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rear power window motor replacment

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by timebomb1602, Mar 30, 2001.

  1. timebomb1602

    timebomb1602 1/2 ton status

    Mar 30, 2001
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    hudsonville, MI
    hey has anyone ever replaced the rear power window motor on a 91 jimmy? any tips would help greatly!!!!!
  2. Can Can

    Can Can Pusher Man Staff Member Super Moderator

    Feb 17, 2000
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    Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
    Very simple job...............From inside the truck, with the rear window in the up position, take off the tailgate access cover(18 or 20 screws). Disconnect the power to the motor. Disconnect the drive cable from the motor body. Unbolt the motor from the bracket- I believe there's 2, maybe three bolts/screws. Take off the old motor and install the new one in reverse.

    While everything's apart, it's worth it to spray some graphite lube down the cable tube and inspect/lube the drive gear.......

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  3. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

    May 31, 2000
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    Georgetown, TX
    Before you buy the motor, make sure that's really the problem. The back window in my '87 moved at a glacial pace when I bought the truck. When I opened it up to see what was going on, I found that the cable between the motor and the window regulator was all gummed up. The factory lube had dried out. $13 later I had a new cable and the window worked like a champ!

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